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Domestic abuse and sexual assault in popular culture / Laura L. Finley.

Finley, Laura L. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library P 96 .V52 U5 2016 30775305542871 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781440837944
  • ISBN: 1440837945
  • ISBN: 1440837953
  • ISBN: 9781440837951
  • Physical Description: lii, 188 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Beyond Stupid Sluts and Innocent Children: Describing Victims -- 2. Domestic Terrorists and Strangers in the Bushes: Describing Offenders -- 3. Tornados Meeting Volcanoes and Asking for It: Myths about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 4. Evil, Ill, or Controlling: Exploring Depictions of Criminological Theory -- 5. Calling the Cops and a Day in Court: Depictions of Criminal Justice Responses -- 6. Getting Over It or Taking Matters into Your Own Hands: Victim and Other Responses -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Films, Documentaries, Popular Books, and Song Lyrics Featuring Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault -- Appendix B: Recommended Resources on Rape, Domestic Violence, and Popular Culture.
Summary, etc.:
"Using historical and current examples from film, television, literature, advertisements, and music, this book reveals the ways that rape and abuse are typically presented--and misrepresented--and evaluates the impact of these depictions on consumers -- Addresses both positive and negative depictions of domestic abuse and sexual assault from recent popular culture, utilizing examples from film, television, literature, music, advertisements, and more -- Presents information that is ideal for undergraduate courses in gender studies, sociology, and psychology as well as communications and popular culture classes -- Utilizes the most current research on dating and domestic and sexual violence to clearly demonstrate the importance of how these issues and crimes are depicted in popular culture -- Provides a comprehensive appendix of additional resources that directs students in investigating the topic further"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Violence in mass media.
Violence in popular culture > United States.
Women > Crimes against > United States.
Rape in mass media.
Mass media and culture > United States.
Crime in popular culture > United States.

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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault in Popular Culture
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault in Popular Culture
by Finley, Laura L.
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Table of Contents

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault in Popular Culture

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Series Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. xix
1Beyond Stupid Sluts and Innocent Children: Describing Victimsp. 1
2Domestic Terrorists and Strangers in the Bushes: Describing Offendersp. 39
3Tornados Meeting Volcanos and Asking for It: Myths about Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assaultp. 67
4Evil, Ill, or Controlling: Exploring Depictions of Criminological Theoryp. 87
5Calling the Cops and a Day in Court: Depictions of Criminal Justice Responsesp. 105
6Getting over It or Taking Matters into Your Own Hands: Victim and Other Responsesp. 119
Conclusionp. 143
Appendix AFilms, Documentaries, Songs, and Popular Books Featuring Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assaultp. 155
Appendix BRecommended Resources on Rape, Domestic Abuse, and Popular Culturep. 167
Indexp. 183

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